My earliest bee experience took place at a summer camp. One day our teacher told us to head up the hill nearby. We all began to ___1____ our destination. The girls took the concrete stairs, but the boys ran ___2___ up the grassy hill, at the top of which sat a long wooden fence. Without __3___ the boys ahead of me vaulted over the fence bravely.
What should I do? Take the stairs and ____4___ a girl, or jump the fence and look ___5____? Then I took my chance with the fence. I placed both ____6___ on the top and jumped, feeling uneasy.
I didn’t ___7___ it. As I tried, my foot ___8___ on the top of the fence. Down I went! I landed on my backside. I tried to ____9___ off the accident, but then I felt something ___10____ under me. Just then I saw ___11____ seemed like hundreds of bees flying toward me. I had landed on a beehive! I ___12___ up and rushed as fast as I could. But the bees flew faster. What a/an __13____ situation I was in!
My clothes were covered with __14____ . I parked myself in the camp and I was at a loss. __15____ this, my teacher quickly took off all my clothes but underwear. Bees flew out of my clothes and ___16___ out of my mouth!
I had gained the __17____ of all the campers, but I didn’t feel cool. I had been __18____ almost 40 bees stings(蛰) all over my body. I learned a most ___19____ lesson that day. When we are led by the ___20___ to show off, we might find ourselves sitting on a beehive.
1.A. get B. walk C. set D. race
2.A. already B . happily C. straight D. fast
3.A. fear B. fun C. help D. luck
4.A. feel like B. look like C. care about D. wait for
5.A. excited B. worried C .strong D. cool
6.A. hands B. feet C. arms D. legs
7.A. do B. climb C. make D. succeed
8.A. arrived B. got C. caught D. stepped
9.A. fall B. laugh C. put D. take
10.A. beating B. putting C. flowing D. moving
11.A. that B. what C. which D. if
12.A. sat B. stood C. picked D. jumped
13.A. difficult B. hopeless C. embarrassing D. pleasing
14.A. bees B. grass C. dust D. tears
15.A. At B. For C. In D. With
16.A. almost B. again C. even D. still
17.A. attention B. experience C. knowledge D. respect
18.A. got B. given C. found D. put
19.A. successful B. deepest C. difficult D. valuable
20.A. courage B. desire C. goal D. teacher
1—5 DCABD 6—10 ACCBD 11—15 BDCAA 16—20 CABDB
15.A．at this 见此景象。
I was having my dinner at McDonald’s one evening when an old couple slowly walked in. They ___1____ their meal, took a table near the window and started ____2___ food out of the plate. There was one hamburger, one order of French fires(炸薯条) and one drink. The man ____3___ the food into two halves and carefully placed ___4____ before his wife.
He took a sip(一小口) of the drink. His wife also took one and then ___5____ the cup down between them. “That ____6___ old couple! All they can ___7____ is one meal for the two of them,”thought I. ___8____ the man began to eat his French fires, I ___9____ to my feet, went over and said that I was ___10____ to buy another meal for them. But he ___11____ refused me and said that they made it a ___12____ to share everything.
___13___, the lady didn’t take a bite. She sat there ___14____ her husband eat, and taking turns sipping the drink. Again I ___15___ to buy them something but was refused. When the man finished eating and was ___16____ his face with a napkin. I ___17___ no longer stand it. I made an offer to them a third time. ___18____ being politely refused. I asked the lady ___19___, “Madam, why aren’t you eating? You said that you share everything. ___20____ is it that you are waiting for?” “The teeth,” she answered.
1.A. served B. requested C. collected D. ordered
2.A. carrying B. taking C. fetching D. bringing
3.A. divided B. cut C. changed D. formed
4.A. it B. this C. that D. one
5.A. got B. settled C. set D. turned
6.A. funny B. crazy C. strange D. poor
7.A. afford B. pay C. demand D. choose
8.A. While B. Since C. As D. Until
9.A. came B. struggled C. rushed D. rose
10.A. anxious B. willing C. satisfied D. quick
11.A. warmly B. proudly C. kindly D. seriously
12.A. way B. habit C. case D. model
13.A. Surprisingly B. Sadly C. Shockingly D.Bitterly
14.A. seeing B. noticing C. watching D. finding
15.A. wanted B. asked C. planned D. attempted
16.A. wiping B. touching C. bathing D. washing
17.A. should B. could C. might D. would
18.A. In B. Upon C. After D. With
19.A. curiously B. carefully C. naturally D. plainly
20.A. How B. Who C. Why D. What
1—5 DBADC 6—10 DACDB 11—–15 CBACB 16—20 ABCAD
2.B．take …of …“将。。。中移开”
9.D．当作者看到这一切后，站起来，走过去。Rise to one’s feet“站起来”。